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Do hobbies enhance your life?

It’s here! One Day has arrived! Woo hoo!!! Now you can dig in to that hobby you’ve been dreaming of…happy, happy day!!! Unpack the scrapbook supplies and embellish photos to your hearts content. Sharpen your scissors and start cutting up t-shirts. Your daughter has only been out of college for seventeen years.  She’ll love a your life in t-shirts quilt. The Martha Stewart Living generation has given way to the Pinterest People. But no matter what your age or source for crafting ideas, you love collecting ideas, purchasing supplies and putting off starting or finishing your projects until: a. one

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Shopping to Organize

TLC’s Shop- at- Home Method of Organizing You know you should only keep what you use and love; you’ve read it in every one of your organizing books, but …you CAN’T STAND the waste of parting with useful items that you spent good money on and no one will convince you otherwise. However, you are toying with idea of simplifying and are willing to try it in baby steps. These tips are to help you organize what you already own and lessen the need to shop for more.  The purpose isn’t to create a more comfortable and efficient station for

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Richer, Smarter and Better Looking

Is it too early to talk holiday gift giving?  Nope, not if you want to avoid stress and enjoy the festivities. Here’s another tip: If, when you ask someone what they want for Christmas, they answer, “I want to be richer, smarter and better looking,” call me, because that’s just what I do! Here’s how: Richer Good organizational systems help you get richer by creating less waste. How much food are you throwing away from your refrigerator each month from lack of planning? How many expired items are in your pantry? How much money are you spending eating out? Yikes…that really adds

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Organize to Entertain

  The holidays are the time to gather with friends and family. We enjoy conversation, laughter and togetherness. We reminisce the past and reveal our plans for the future.  Being the one who brings this together offers great satisfaction and appreciation. Yet many of us hesitate to do so. Planning a party may seem too over whelming, with too many hurdles to overcome. But once the desire to entertain is moved up the priority list, a strategy can be devised to achieve this goal. Less is More- the simpler entertaining is, the more likely you will do it. Reduce stress

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Scheduling August

In the last week of summer one year, I called the preschool my son was registered to attend three days a week, asking, “Do you have any five day a week classes for four year olds?” The secretary laughed and said she receives lots of requests for that in the last week of summer. Both the school year and summer are two weeks too long. Why is that? Remember when we couldn’t wait for summer to begin? When the pressure of so many to- do’s, end of school year activities and assignments, left us aching for the slower pace of

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